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4 Ways Lawyers Can Help Family Members after a Brain Injury

October 2, 2012

After a brain injury, families are left with a unique responsibility to help their loved one cope and adapt to a new life. Lawyers quickly become a trusted resource for families specially a family lawyer. This post will discuss how a lawyer can go above and beyond to help family members cope after an accident […]

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Personal Injury Claims will Increase in Value

October 2, 2012

Anyone who claims compensation for a personal injury and they receive a judgement in their favour from April next year will receive 10% more than in previous years. The Association of British Insurers (ABI), who hope to re-balance the figures by a reduction in legal costs, is appealing the decision. The Master of the Rolls, […]

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6 Bizarre Personal Injury Claims

October 1, 2012

People attempt to make personal injury claims everyday even when they do not know what qualifies for a case. If you or someone you know has had an accident within the last three years and you are not sure whether you are entitled to compensation, then contact injury advice lawyers to find out whether you […]

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Calculating damages in personal injury claims

September 26, 2012

Personal Injury claim lawyers sometimes have a bad name. They are viewed as blood-sucking ambulance, chasers, living off the misery of others. This view is compounded by the seemingly exorbitant amounts awarded by the courts in personal injury cases. Every time we see someone awarded £20,000 for a back injury or £5,000 for a whiplash […]

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In defence of personal injury solicitors

August 31, 2012

Personal injury law has something of a bad reputation. Personal injury solicitors are derided as ‘ambulance chasers’ and viewed as untrustworthy. Injury lawyers are viewed with suspicion, if not outright hostility. The negative public perception of injury claims lawyers isn’t helped by the seemingly wall-to-wall TV ads which are on from morning until early evening. […]

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7 Examples of Medical Negligence

August 27, 2012

Patients seek medical care to maintain or improve their health, but what happens when a physician makes matters worse? Medical negligence is difficult to prove, requires specialist personal injury lawyers (see our directory) in your corner, and it can become overwhelming to victims who are suffering as a result of the negligence. What is it […]

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Don’t let the bed bugs bite in your hotel, or you might get sued

August 21, 2012

Two women filed a lawsuit on Monday against Marriott International Inc. and a Lisle Marriott Conference Center, claiming that they suffered numerous bed bug bites during a stay at the hotel in August, 2011. Reported in the Chicago Tribune, the claim is being made by Pamela April of Phoenix, Ariz., and Char’o Safford of Chicago […]

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Overview of the Different Types of Clinical Negligence Claims

August 14, 2012

While most of the doctors in the country are highly dedicated individuals, it’s unfortunate that every so often a patient will have to endure undue suffering and poor care at the hands of a medical professional. If that’s happened to you or a loved one, you may be eligible for filing a clinical negligence claim. […]

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Effects of Brain Injuries

August 14, 2012

A head injury will almost always affect the brain. Through a nerve system, the brain controls physical actions, thoughts and emotions. A head injury can stop such actions, which is why its effect can be so devastating. Each and every year, 1,000,000 people visit UK hospitals with a brain injury. In 85 of these cases, […]

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